SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RAPT Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAPT) (“RAPT” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage, immunology-based biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral small molecule therapies for patients with significant unmet needs in inflammatory diseases and oncology, today announced that its abstract from its ongoing Phase 1/2 study of FLX475 as monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab in cancer patients has been accepted for poster presentation at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Immuno-Oncology Annual Congress taking place December 7-9, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. The presentation will include data from checkpoint inhibitor-naïve NSCLC patients treated with the combination of FLX475 plus pembrolizumab including their PD-L1 status, and patients with EBV-positive NK/T cell lymphoma treated with FLX475 monotherapy.
Poster presentation details as follows:
Phase 1/2 study of the oral CCR4 antagonist, FLX475, as monotherapy and in combination with pembrolizumab in advanced cancer
Thursday, December 8, 2022
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. CET
Foyer ABC, Palexpo Exhibition Centre, Geneva, Switzerland
The full abstract is available for viewing on the ESMO-IO website at, https://cslide.ctimeetingtech.com/immuno22hybrid/attendee/confcal/presentation/list?q=flx475&r=st~10.
About RAPT Therapeutics, Inc.
RAPT Therapeutics is a clinical stage immunology-based biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral small molecule therapies for patients with significant unmet needs in inflammatory diseases and oncology. Utilizing its proprietary discovery and development engine, the Company is developing highly selective small molecules designed to modulate the critical immune drivers underlying these diseases. RAPT has discovered and advanced two unique drug candidates, RPT193 and FLX475, each targeting C-C motif chemokine receptor 4 (CCR4), for the treatment of inflammation and cancer, respectively. The Company is also pursuing a range of targets that are in the discovery stage of development.
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